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Kaps Place

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I got locked out of my apartment in San Jose, and spent the night at Kaps Place. I met a bunch of friendly people, and Karolina is a kind hostess. I recommend the hotel for anyone who is looking for a quiet and inexpensive place to stay near downtown in Barrio Aranjuez . Actually, there are few options for a...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place offers nightly and monthly rates with exclusive amenities not easily found elsewhere. With its comfort, secure and individual guest service we make it our main priority. It always is a pleasure serving you and may Kaps Place be your home for months ahead.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 3 September 2012

After a long flight we arrived at Kap's Place in San Jose! It was an absolutely lovely welcome and it directly gives you a great first experience with Costa Rica. The hotel is clean, very good fresh breakfast and the rooms are nice as well! We stayed in two different rooms which were both good. The little swimming pool is...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary and your recommendation. At Kaps Place we like to give our guests an warm, family oriented atmosphere with an variety of amenities not easily found elsewhere. We are glad to hear that Kaps Place was your ¨home¨during your visit to San José and we hope to serve...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Stayed at this place twice. Very cute and colourful hostel. Nice staff and awesome breakfast. The first room we had was not that nice, however the second room was much better. The location of the hostel is apparently very safe.

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Our guests comfort, safety and individual service always come first. It has been a great pleasure serving you on your repeated stays with us and we hope to see you again in the very near future.

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I have used Kaps Place several times over the past months and have been very pleased. It's a quaint hotel, very colorful, clean, affordable, and the staff is super friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this Place.

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place will always be your home in San José and it has been a great pleasure serving you during your repeated stays with us and look forward to your return in the very near future.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Karolina, who is the owner, is a wonderful hostess and takes good care to make sure everything is nice and clean. I would call this more a Hostel than a hotel, as you have a lot of common areas used for Breakfast (free) or meals, you have access to cooking utensils, stove, microwave, hot water ECT. There is also a...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Our guests comfort, safety and individual service always come first. Kaps Place B&B hotel offers amenities found at hotels that can not be found at an hostel. We offer a family oriented atmosphere where our logo states it all ¨Su casa en San José¨. It has...

Aurora, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2012

My friend and I stayed for one night at Kaps Place. We really enjoyed our time. There is free coffee and tea all day. There is a shared kitchen. Wifi is available throughout the hotel and the showers were very hot. Owner was very friendly and helpful- she stored our bags for free even though she normally charges. Breakfast was...

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Kaps place was the best place to start our trip throughout Costa Rica. It was fairly close to the airport and the transportation from the airport was extremely convenient and safe. The hostel itself is super cute, colorful, and warm. The people there were wonderful, especially Karolina. She was sweet and very helpful. She helped us organize our following day...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. It is wonderful to hear that Kaps Place has been your home away from yours during your visit to Costa Rica. Kaps Place is the B&B Hotel where our guests safety, comfort and individual service comes first. It has been a great pleasure serving you and...

Maplewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 July 2012

The sign at the gate says "Kap's Place". Sounds almost like a Times Square peep show, or some Brooklyn corner bar, or a run-down shed selling live bait on a forgotten Dixie highway. Nope. Enter the double gates and you are immediately transported to Paradise Found. You are now on a narrow path enclosed by primitive native murals lined on...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write your commentary. Kaps Place likes to offer a quiet, family, safe and clean atmosphere where guests are considered family. With our individual services and special ¨touches¨ we are proud to have made your stay feeling a star. We hope to be your home away from home in the very near...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 11 July 2012

My first visit to Costa Rica and I found a perfect place to stay – Kap’s Place. Initially booked a room for 5 nights but liked it so much that I extended my stay at this BnB for entire 2 weeks period, taking daily trips all over this beautiful country. Special thanks to the owner Karolina, not only a wonderful,...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary and recommendation. Kaps Place likes to offer a family, safe and clean atmosphere where your stay is valuable. We are glad to hear that we were able to make your fist vacation to Costa Rica unforgettable and we do hope to be your B&B Hotel of choice...

Ojai, California
Reviewed 5 July 2012

It was my first visit to Costa Rica, and Kaps Place was the best choice I could have made. I stayed in a private room was that was clean, comfortable and attractive. There was always hot water when I wanted to shower and the staff was great. I really liked the colorful walls and rooms in the public areas and...

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Karolina B, General Manager at Kaps Place, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taken the time to write us your commentary. Kaps Place likes to offer an home during holidays but also a recovery during any kind of surgery. We know that it could be painful at times that every assistance we can provide could make all the difference. We are glad to know that our services have...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An authentic Costa Rican family will host and meet your needs providing accommodation, travel agency & personalized services (Spanish lessons, Post Surgery Care & meals). A clean, safe, colorful & comfortable setting w/kitchens, 1st class beds, safety boxes, cable TV, hot water. Complimentary: breakfast buffet, tea, coffee, WiFi, internet access, luggage storage & VOIP calls to more than 60 countries. Walk to: downtown, Gold, Jade & National Museums, National Theater, Plaza de la Cultura, Bolivar Zoo & Central Market. No sexual tourism. We also offer: Free Special Breakfast Buffet Free maps and tourist information Free fresh linens Free luggage storage Free Wifi internet and PC's with internet unlimited Free Parking Free table games (pool , pingpong & fussball) Kitchen facilities Free DVD movies/hometheater Book Exchange Hot showers Reception 24/7 And more…. In addition (optional & for extra fee) Laundry Service Airport Shuttle – Private service 24/7 Free International & local phone calls Tours Booking Car rental Bottled water, juice, beer and sodas for sale Discounted tours Spanish, dance, yoga & cooking lessons Massage &beauty in-house service Medical & post surgery recovery assistance Extra info Just 12 minutes walking distance from San Jose downtown Supermarkets, bars, restaurants, hospital, clinics, around the hotel Breakfast & taxes are included in the rate Front desk 24/7 Check in: 2:00 PM (if the room you booked is clean and available when you get here, you can check in) Check-Out: 12:00 MD (you can leave your bags in our luggage Room and pick it up later on) We offer anything you need during your stay. Kaps Place is Your home away from home "Su Casa en San Jose" PURA VIDA!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaps Place

Address: #1142 Street 19 | Between Avenues 11 & 13 Barrio Aranjuez, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $51 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaps Place 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Kap`s Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place San Jose
Kaps Place Hotel San Jose
Kaps Place Costa Rica/San Jose
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